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John Rushin Teaching and Research Prairie Dedication

Please join us Saturday, October 31 at 10:00 a.m. for the dedication of the John Rushin Teaching and Research Prairie. The prairie is located on the east side of campus near 5oth and Messanie.

John Rushin Teaching and Research Prairie Dedication2020-10-23T16:10:57-05:00

Geography Club Paints Two Maps for North Nodaway Elementary

On Saturday October 12, 2020, the MWSU Geography Club, with the help of volunteers from Lowes of St. Joseph and parents, teachers, and students from North Nodaway Elementary School, painted a US and a world map on the elementary school playground in Pickering, MO. This is the fourth US map that Geography Club has installed and [...]

Geography Club Paints Two Maps for North Nodaway Elementary2020-10-12T11:49:04-05:00

Dr. Roy Publishes Two Articles – One Featuring The Leo A. Galloway Herbarium

Dr. Tilottama Roy, assistant professor of biology,  recently published two scientific articles. One of them is an article featuring the Leo A. Galloway Herbarium housed in the Department of Biology. This article has been published in the summer issue of “The Vasculum”, the newsletter for the Society of Herbarium curators.  Dr. Roy is also a [...]

Dr. Roy Publishes Two Articles – One Featuring The Leo A. Galloway Herbarium2020-09-08T13:49:03-05:00

Dr. Barta Receives Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Award of the American Society of Plant Biologists

Dr. Csengele Barta, associate professor of biology was awarded the Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Award of the American Society of Plant Biologists. This prestigious award recognizes excellence and achievements in plant science research, undergraduate student research mentorship and contributions to plant science education, of faculty at primarily undergraduate serving institutions. The award also provides funding to [...]

Dr. Barta Receives Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Award of the American Society of Plant Biologists2020-09-03T08:46:41-05:00

Bailee Romaker Receives Association of Missouri Interpreters Scholarship for 2020

Congratulations to Bailee Romaker who is the recipient of the Association of Missouri Interpreters Scholarship for 2020. This scholarship is a highly competitive, state-wide scholarship for students in natural resource degree programs who have demonstrated an interest in outreach and education and naturalist interpretation professional development! Well done, Bailee

Bailee Romaker Receives Association of Missouri Interpreters Scholarship for 20202020-09-02T11:35:10-05:00

Dr. Roy and Research Students Present at the Virtual Botany Conference

Biology assistant professor, Dr. Tilottama Roy and her research students Shawn Boss and Esther Par, both Biology majors, presented their work through virtual posters and an online platform which was held July 27-31 during the Evolution meetings in Cleveland, OH and the Botany conference, in Anchorage Alaska. Due to COVID-19 the in-person meetings were shifted [...]

Dr. Roy and Research Students Present at the Virtual Botany Conference2020-08-04T14:57:43-05:00

Dr. Roy Elected to Society of Herbarium Curators

Biology assistant professor, Dr. Tilottama Roy, has been elected to the executive board of the early career section of the international scientific society - Society of Herbarium Curators. In this prestigious voluntary position, Dr. Roy will serve as the secretary for two years. One of her missions as the secretary is to increase funding for [...]

Dr. Roy Elected to Society of Herbarium Curators2020-07-28T11:50:57-05:00

MWSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized as North-Central Student Chapter of the Year 2021

The MWSU student chapter of The Wildlife Society has been recognized as the North Central Section Student Chapter of the Year for 2021. This is the highest award given at the section level. The North-Central section of The Wildlife Society is one of eight sections in North America (including Canada and Mexico, but also [...]

MWSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized as North-Central Student Chapter of the Year 20212020-07-28T11:51:35-05:00

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor

The new Earth and Environmental Science (EaES) minor provides a solid foundation in basic earth and environmental science to support a student who wishes to supplement or focus on a more environmental- or sustainability-focused aspect of their career. Interest in environmental science and sustainability are growing in popularity across the country, in line with the [...]

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor2020-05-11T13:30:12-05:00

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) state-wide “Share the Harvest Program” provides healthy animal protein through venison donated by sport hunters each year. When a hunter donates a harvested deer to a designated meat processor, the deer is processed just like beef. The meat is then given to charitable organizations to distribute to the needy [...]

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals2020-02-14T12:54:48-06:00